Friday, March 22, 2013
Call for Papers with Extended Deadline of Apr. 6, 2013: The 2013 World Congress in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and Applied Computing (WORLDCOMP'13), USA, July 22-25, 2013
CALL FOR PAPERS
Paper Submission Deadline (EXTENDED): April 6, 2013
The 2013 World Congress in Computer Science,
Computer Engineering, and Applied Computing
July 22-25, 2013, Las Vegas, USA
You are invited to submit a full paper for consideration. All accepted papers will be published in printed conference books/proceedings (ISBN) and will also be made available online. The proceedings will be indexed in science citation databases that track citation frequency/data for each paper. Like prior years, extended versions of selected papers (about 35%) will appear in journals and edited research books (publishers
include: Springer, Elsevier, BMC, and others). See the following links for a small subset of the publications based on this Congress:
In addition to the above, we have arranged two new book series; one with Elsevier publishers (Transactions on Computer Science and Applied Computing) and another with Springer publishers (Transactions of Computational Science and Computational Intelligence). After the conference, a significant number of authors of accepted papers of our congress, will be given the opportunity to submit the extended version of their papers for publication consideration in these books. The web sites for the two book series will be made available after the logistics are finalized between our committee and the publishers (both book series projects have been approved.) We anticipate having between
10 to 20 books a year in each of these book series projects. Each book in each series will be subject to Elsevier and Springer science indexing products (which includes: Scopus, Ei village, SCI, ...).
The Congress is composed of a number of tracks (joint-conferences, tutorials, sessions, workshops, poster and panel discussions); all will be held simultaneously, same location and dates: July 22-25, 2013. For the complete list of joint conferences, see below.
April 6, 2013: Submission of full/regular papers (about 7 pages)
April 27, 2013: Notification of acceptance (+/- two days)*
May 14, 2013: Final papers + Copyright + Registration
July 22-25, 2013: The 2013 World Congress in Computer Science, Computer
Engineering, and Applied Computing
(including all its affiliated joint-conferences).
*Authors who submitted their papers early (between January 19th through March 19th), will receive their papers' status report (notification) by April 18, 2013.
Currently being prepared - The Academic Sponsors of the last offering of the congress (2012) included research labs and centers affiliated with:
University of Minnesota, USA; Argonne National Laboratory, Illinois, USA; George Mason University, Virginia, USA; Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA; North Carolina A & T State University, USA; Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Massachusetts, USA; Texas A&M University, USA; UMIT, Institute of Bioinformatics and Translational Research, Austria; University of Iowa, USA; Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia; Medical Image HPC and Informatics Lab, Iowa, USA; P3P8PCTDPPPPPP and many others.
Sponsors At-Large included (corporate, associations, organizations):
Intel Corporation; Super Micro Computer, Inc., California, USA; Altera Corporation; The International Council on Medical and Care Compunetics; International Society of Intelligent Biological Medicine; US Chapter of World Academy of Science; High Performance Computing for Nanotechnology; Luna Innovations; World Academy of Biomedical Sciences and Technologies; Manx Telecom; Computer Science Research, Education, and Applications Press; HoIP Telecom; Hodges Health; Leading Knowledge; OMG; Science Publications and others.
SUBMISSION OF REGULAR PAPERS:
Prospective authors are invited to submit their papers by uploading them to the evaluation web site at: http://world-comp.org . Submissions must be uploaded by April 6, 2013 and must be in either MS doc or pdf formats (about 7 pages including all figures, tables, and references - single space, font size of 10 to 12). All reasonable typesetting formats are acceptable (later, the authors of accepted papers will be asked to follow a particular typesetting format to prepare their final papers for
publication.) Papers must not have been previously published or currently submitted for publication elsewhere. The first page of the paper should
include: title of the paper, name, affiliation, postal address, and email address for each author. The first page should also identify the name of the Contact Author and a maximum of 5 topical keywords that would best represent the content of the paper. The name of the conference that the paper is being submitted for consideration must also be stated on the first page of the paper as well as a 100 to 150-word abstract. The length of the final/Camera-Ready papers (if accepted) will be limited to 7 (two-column IEEE style) pages.
Each paper will be peer-reviewed by two experts in the field for originality, significance, clarity, impact, and soundness. In cases of contradictory recommendations, a member of the conference program committee would be charged to make the final decision (accept/reject); often, this would involve seeking help from additional referees. Papers whose authors include a member of the conference program committee will be evaluated using the double-blinded review process. (Papers deemed to be philosophical, essay type, or about controversial topics/applications will not be refereed but may be considered for discussion/panels/presentation).
The proceedings will be published in printed conference books (ISBN) and will also be made available online. The proceedings will be indexed in science citation databases that track citation frequency/data for each published paper. Science citation databases include: Inspec / IET / The Institute for Engineering & Technology; The French National Center for Scientific Research, CNRS, INIST databases, PASCAL (accessable from INIST, Datastar, Dialog, EBSCO, OVID, Questel.Orbit, Qwam, & STN International); and others. Though, there is no guarantee that the proceedings will also be included in SCI EI Compendex/Elsevier indexings; in the past, the proceedings were included in these databases. Therefore, we will also be sending the proceedings for indexing procedures to SCI EI Compendex/ Elsevier. The printed proceedings/books will be available for distribution on site at the conference.
In addition to the above, we have arranged two new book series; one with Elsevier publishers (Transactions on Computer Science and Applied Computing) and another with Springer publishers (Transactions of Computational Science and Computational Intelligence). After the conference, a significant number of authors of accepted papers of our congress, will be given the opportunity to submit the extended version of their papers for publication consideration in these books. We anticipate having between 10 to 20 books a year in each of these book series projects. Each book in each series will be subject to Elsevier and Springer science indexing products (which includes: Scopus, Ei village, SCI, ...).
SUBMISSION OF POSTER PAPERS:
Poster papers can be 2 pages long. Authors are to follow the same instructions that appear above (see, SUBMISSION OF REGULAR PAPERS) except for the submission is limited to 2 pages. On the first page, the author should state that "This paper is being submitted as a poster". Poster papers (if accepted) will be published if and only the author of the accepted paper wishes to do so.
LIST OF CONFERENCES (alphabetical order based on conference acronym)
The 14th International Conference on Bioinformatics & Computational
The 13th International Conference on Computer Design
The 17th International Conference on Computer Graphics & Virtual
The 10th International Conference on Scientific Computing
The 9th International Conference on Data Mining
The 12th International Conference on e-Learning, e-Business,
Enterprise Information Systems, and e-Government
The 13th International Conference on Engineering of Reconfigurable
Systems and Algorithms
The 11th International Conference on Embedded Systems and
The 9th International Conference on Foundations of Computer Science
The 9th International Conference on Frontiers in Education: Computer
Science and Computer Engineering
The 9th International Conference on Grid & Cloud Computing and
The 10th International Conference on Genetic & Evolutionary Methods
The 15th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence
The 14th International Conference on Internet Computing and Big Data
The 12th International Conference on Wireless Networks
The 12th International Conference on Information & Knowledge Engineering
The 17th International Conference on Image Processing, Computer Vision,
& Pattern Recognition
The 10th International Conference on Modeling, Simulation and
The 19th International Conference on Parallel and Distributed
Processing Techniques and Applications
The 12th International Conference on Security and Management
The 11th International Conference on Software Engineering Research
The 12th International Conference on Semantic Web and Web Services
July 22-25, 2013, Las Vegas, USA.
All conferences listed above will be held simultaneously; ie, same location and dates.
MEMBERS OF PROGRAM AND ORGANIZING COMMITTEES:
Currently being finalized. The members of the Steering Committee of The 2012 congress included: Dr. Selim Aissi, (formerly: Chief Strategist - Security, Intel Corporation, USA) Senior Business Leader & Chief Architect, Visa Corporation, USA; Prof. Babak Akhgar, PhD, FBCS, CITP, Professor of Informatics, Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, UK; Prof. Hamid R. Arabnia, Professor of Computer Science, Elected Fellow of ISIBM, Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Supercomputing (Springer), University of Georgia, USA; Prof. Kevin Daimi, Professor of Computer Science, Director of Computer Science and Software Engineering Programs, Department of Mathematics, Computer Science and Software Engineering, University of Detroit Mercy, Detroit, Michigan, USA; Prof. Gerry Vernon Dozier, Professor of Computer Science, Chair of Department of Computer Science and Director of Center for Advanced Studies in Identity Sciences, Center for Cyber Defense, North Carolina A&T State University, NC, USA; Dr. Michael R. Grimaila, Associate Professor, Air Force Institute of Technology, Systems Engineering, Fellow of ISSA, CISM, CISSP, IAM/IEM, Editorial Board of ISSA Journal, Air Force Center of Cyberspace Research, Advisor to the Prince of Wales Fellows & Prince Edward Fellows at MIT and Harvard Universities and PC member of NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence (CCD COE); Prof. Kun Chang Lee, Professor of MIS and WCU Professor of Creativity Science, Business School and Department of Interaction Science, Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, South Korea; Prof., Dr., Dr.h. Victor Malyshkin, Head of Supercomputer Software Department (SSD), Institute of Computational Mathematics and Mathematical Geophysics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia; Prof. George Markowsky, Professor and Chair of Computer Science, Associate Director of School of Computing and Information Science, Chair of International Advisory Board of IEEE IDAACS and Director 2013 Northeast Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition, Chair Bangor Foreign Policy Forum, Cooperating Professor of Mathematics & Statistics Department UMaine, Cooperating Professor of School of Policy & International Affairs UMaine, University of Maine, Orono, Maine, USA; Prof. Andy Marsh, Director of HoIP, Director of HoIP Telecom, UK, Secretary-General of WABT, Vice-president of ICET, Visiting Professor, University of Westminster, UK; Prof. James J. (Jong Hyuk) Park, Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, Seoul National University of Science and Technology (SeoulTech), Korea, President of KITCS, Presidentof FTRA, Editor-in-Chiefs of HCIS, JoC and IJITCC Journals; Ashu M. G. Solo (Publicity Chair), Fellow of British Computer Society, Principal/Interdisciplinary R&D Engineer and Mathematician, Maverick Technologies America; Prof. Sang C. Suh, Head and Professor of Computer Science, Vice President, of Society for Design and Process Science (SDPS), Director of Intelligent Cyberspace Engineering Lab (ICEL), Texas A&M University, Com., Texas, USA; Prof. Layne T. Watson, IEEE Fellow, NIA Fellow, ISIBM Fellow, Fellow of The National Institute of Aerospace, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, Virginia, USA.
The 2013 Program Committee for individual conferences are currently being finalized. Many who have already joined the committees are renowned leaders, scholars, researchers, scientists and practitioners of the highest ranks; many are directors of research labs., fellows of various societies, heads/ chairs of departments, program directors of research funding agencies, as well as deans and provosts.
The Congress will be composed of research presentations, keynote lectures, invited presentations, tutorials, panel discussions, and poster presentations. In recent past, keynote/tutorial/panel speakers have included: Prof. David A. Patterson (pioneer, architecture, U. of California, Berkeley), Dr. K. Eric Drexler (known as Father of Nanotechnology), Prof. John H. Holland (known as Father of Genetic Algorithms; U. of Michigan), Prof. Ian Foster (known as Father of Grid Computing; U. of Chicago & ANL), Prof. Ruzena Bajcsy (pioneer, VR, U.
of California, Berkeley), Prof. Barry Vercoe (Founding member of MIT Media Lab, MIT), Dr. Jim Gettys (known as X-man, developer of X Window System, xhost; OLPC), Prof. John Koza (known as Father of Genetic Programming, Stanford U.), Prof. Brian D. Athey (NIH Program Director, U. of Michigan), Prof. Viktor K. Prasanna (pioneer, U. of Southern California), Dr. Jose L. Munoz (NSF Program Director and Consultant), Prof. Jun Liu (pioneer, Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard U.), Prof. Lotfi A. Zadeh (Father of Fuzzy Logic), Dr. Firouz Naderi (Head, NASA Mars Exploration Program/2000-2005 and Associate Director, Project Formulation & Strategy, Jet Propulsion Lab, CalTech/NASA; Director, NASA's JPL Solar System Exploration), Prof. David Lorge Parnas (Fellow of IEEE, ACM, RSC, CAE, GI; Dr.h.c.: ETH Zurich, Prof. Emeritus, McMaster U. and U. of Limerick), Prof. Eugene H. Spafford (Executive Director, CERIAS and Professor, Purdue University), Dr. Sandeep Chatterjee (Vice President & Chief Technology Officer, SourceTrace Systems, Inc.), Prof. Haym Hirsh (Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA and former director of Division of Information and Intelligent Systems, National Science Foundation, USA), Dr. Flavio Villanustre (Vice- President, HPCC Systems), and many other distinguished speakers. To get a feeling about the conferences' atmosphere, see the 2012 delegates photos available at:
An important mission of The Congress is "Providing a unique platform for a diverse community of constituents composed of scholars, researchers, developers, educators, and practitioners. The Congress makes concerted effort to reach out to participants affiliated with diverse entities (such as: universities, institutions, corporations, government agencies, and research centers/labs) from all over the world. The congress also attempts to connect participants from institutions that have teaching as their main mission with those who are affiliated with institutions that have research as their main mission. The congress uses a quota system to achieve its institution and geography diversity objectives."
One main goal of the congress is to assemble a spectrum of affiliated research conferences, workshops, and symposiums into a coordinated research meeting held in a common place at a common time. This model facilitates communication among researchers in different fields of computer science, computer engineering, and applied computing. The Congress also encourages multi-disciplinary and inter-disciplinary research initiatives; ie, facilitating increased opportunities for cross-fertilization across sub-disciplines.
MEASURABLE SCIENTIFIC IMPACT OF CONGRESS:
As of March 14, 2013, papers published in the conference proceedings that are currently being held as part of WORLDCOMP, have received 27,591 citations (includes 3,342 self-citations). Citation data obtained from http://academic.research.microsoft.com/ .
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